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Croxton railway station

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Croxton
Southbound view from Platform 1 in May 2014
LocationStott Street, Northcote
Australia
Coordinates37°45′51″S 144°59′48″E / 37.7642°S 144.9968°E / -37.7642; 144.9968Coordinates: 37°45′51″S 144°59′48″E / 37.7642°S 144.9968°E / -37.7642; 144.9968
Owned byVicTrack
Operated byMetro Trains
Line(s)Mernda
Distance9.61 kilometres from Southern Cross
Platforms2 side
Tracks2
ConnectionsTram
Construction
Structure typeGround
Disabled accessYes
Other information
StatusUnstaffed station
Station codeCXT
Fare zoneMyki zone 1
WebsitePublic Transport Victoria
History
Opened8 October 1889
ElectrifiedYes
Services
Preceding station Metro Trains Following station
Northcote Mernda line Thornbury
towards Mernda

Croxton railway station is located on the Mernda line in Victoria, Australia. It serves the north-eastern Melbourne suburb of Northcote, and opened on 8 October 1889.[1] The station was named after the Croxton Park racecourse and hotel, in turn named after Croxton racecourse in England.[2]

The present station buildings were provided in 1973/1974.[3]

Platforms & services

Croxton has two side platforms. It is served by Mernda line trains.[4]

Platform 1:

Platform 2:

Transport links

Yarra Trams operates two routes via Croxton station:

References

  1. ^ Croxton Vicsig
  2. ^ "Croxton". eMelbourne. School of Historical & Philosophical Studies, University of Melbourne. Retrieved 18 January 2021.
  3. ^ "Way & Works". Newsrail. Australian Railway Historical Society. January 1974. p. 16.
  4. ^ "Mernda Line". Public Transport Victoria.
  5. ^ "11 West Preston - Victoria Harbour Docklands". Public Transport Victoria.
  6. ^ "86 Bundoora RMIT - Waterfront City Docklands". Public Transport Victoria.
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